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phrasal verb break #1 (permalink) Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:22 am   phrasal verb break
 

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ESL/EFL Test #234 "Phrasal Verbs used with Criminal Activity", question 1

Our neighbor's home insurance went up last week because they had ......... this past month.

(a) break-down
(b) break-up
(c) break-in
(d) break out

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #234 "Phrasal Verbs used with Criminal Activity", answer 1

Our neighbor's home insurance went up last week because they had break-in this past month.

Correct answer: (c) break-in
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please, explain me,what does this mean each of these answers?

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phrasal verb break #2 (permalink) Wed Jan 17, 2007 9:59 am   phrasal verb break
 

Please have a look at the following thread starting with a similar question:
meaning of break up, break off, break away, break down
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